Just as authors can find value in adding public speaking to their tool box, public speakers often have great material for writing a book. Speaker and author Francis Cholle, winner of the USA Book News award for “Best Books 2011″ in the Business Motivational category, discusses the business proposition of turning speeches and speaking topics into books.
Speaking gigs are an effective way to promote a book and they often provide an opportunity to reach a wider audience while connecting with readers. Author Madeline Sharples learned these valuable benefits through her own experiences and shares some insight on the types of events that assisted with her book promotion - such as speaking at local book stores, libraries and book clubs. Every author should consider speaking gigs to promote a book.